10AMandatory Ship Reporting System

1.General

1.1Chapter V of the Safety of Life at Sea (SOLAS) Convention allows for the introduction of mandatory ship reporting systems adopted by the International Maritime Organization (IMO).

1.2Canadian ships are required to comply with any mandatory ship-reporting system adopted by IMO, which may apply to them and should report to the shore-based authority without delay when entering and, if required, when leaving the area covered by the system.

1.3These systems are located in waters beyond Canadian jurisdiction, and details may be found in the radio aids to navigation publications of the appropriate administrations or in the relevant sections of the Admiralty List of Radio Signals, published by the United Kingdom.

Authority: Transport Canada